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Jorge L. Bueno-Alonso receives the AEDEAN 2014 Best Translated Book Award

At the 38th International Conference of AEDEAN recently held at the University of Alcalá, Jorge Luis Bueno-Alonso received the 2014 Best Translated Book Award for his translation from Middle English into Galician of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Jorge Luis is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Vigo and a member of the LVTC team. Reference [...]

 

The activities of ELC in the press

Visit: Faro de Vigo (28.10.2014); Diario da Universidade de Vigo (27.10.2014); Xornal da USC (27.10.2014).

 

ELC has been awarded funding within the national R&D Programme of Thematic Networks of Excellence

October 23rd 2014: it was announced that the ELC network has received funding under grant no. FFI2014-51873-REDT from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, within the programme of Thematic Networks of Excellence (‘Redes Temáticas de Excelencia’). This new competitive R&D programme seeks to enhance the international profiles and visibility of research teams by building multilateral, [...]

 

ELC earns new research grant

25 September 2014: it was announced today that the English Linguistics Circle has earned renewed funding from the Regional Government of Galicia (Directorate General for Scientific and Technological Promotion) for the period 2014-2015 (grant no. R2014/016; €120.000).

 

Iria de Dios and Paula Márquez obtain the 2014 Awards for Academic Excellence

8 September 2014: it was announced that Iria de Dios-Flores and Paula Márquez-Caamaño have received the 2014 Awards for Academic Excellence from the Regional Government of Galicia, in recognition of their outstanding academic records as undergraduate students. Congratulations to Iria and Paula, as also to their PhD advisor, J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña! <http://www.edu.xunta.es/web/node/13293>

 

Research grant awarded to Nuria Yáñez-Bouza and the LVTC team

26 August 2014: it was announced that the Regional Government of Galicia (Directorate General for Scientific and Technological Promotion) has awarded research funding to the amount of €88.000 to Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, a member of the LVCT team. Congratulations! < http://www.edu.xunta.es/web/node/3158>

 

Three new FPU postgraduate grants awarded to ELC members

It was announced today that Yolanda Fernández Pena (LVTC team), Iria de Dios Flores (PCC team) and Mario Serrano-Losada (VLCG team) have obtained competitive four-year FPU grants from the Spanish Ministry of Education. Their PhD advisors are, respectively, Javier Pérez-Guerra; J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña; and Teresa Fanego and Belén Méndez-Naya. Congratulations to all three PhD candidates [...]

 

Elena Seoane has passed the ‘habilitation’ exam

Effective from November 7th 2013 our colleague Elena Seoane, now a member of the LVTC team and formerly of the VLCG team, has passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a chair in English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Elena!

 

Elena Seoane is now in charge of the compilation of ICE Gibraltar

Elena Seoane, a member of the LVTC group, Cristina Suárez (UIB) and Lucía Loureiro-Porto (UIB) have joined the ICE project. The ICE (International Corpus of English) project was initiated in 1988 by the late Professor Sidney Greenbaum,  the then Director of the Survey of English Usage, University College London. It is now coordinated by Professor Gerald Nelson [...]

 

Montserrat Comesaña obtains a position at the University of Minho

Montserrat Comesaña (PCC team), currently a postdoctoral fellow under funding from the Plan for Research, Development and Innovation of the Autonomous Government of Galicia, has obtained a five-year research position at the Center for Research in Psychology (CIPsi) at the University of Minho, Portugal. Congratulations!